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Young Playwrights Project

The talents of Wollongong’s youngest playwrights and performers are showcased in collaboration with The Drama Studio at IPAC.

Young playwrights with an exciting play that they would love to see on stage, are invited to apply. Scripts are assessed by professional practitioners, and the playwrights selected will work with a mentor to develop their play over a four week period from July – August 2018. At the end of this process, young actors from The Drama Studio will perform the works and playwrights will be able to enjoy their scripts brought to life on stage.

Performance: Wednesday 29 August, 7.30pm
Venue: Bruce Gordon Theatre

All scripts submitted must be

  • Written by High School Students
  • 10 minutes in length
  • Inoffensive and suitable for 13 – 18 year olds to perform

The deadline for script submission is Friday 4 May 2018. Please attach the submission cover sheet [PDF] to your script.
For more info, please email or call 02 4224 5947.

We would like to thank Peoplecare for their support in helping Merrigong engage with young people in the Illawarra by funding projects that create and facilitate inspiring theatre experiences.

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